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‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers: Steffy’s Back – Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Maternity Leave Over

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Bold and the Beautiful spoilers have great Steffy Forrester news. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood finished her maternity leave and is back to the CBS soap set this week. With her resuming filming at the end of this week, that puts her back onto the TV screen in late May or possibly early June. Already, the actress shared on Instagram her thoughts about returning along with a pic of her looking like a mama on fleek with a stylish baby sling carrying Rise Ruspoli. Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Heads Back to Soap Set If you follow JMW on […]

Parents back calls for mums with premature babies to get extended maternity leave – Manchester Evening News

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Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee our privacy notice A campaign to get employers to extend maternity leave for mums with premature babies is being backed by parents in Manchester. The support for The Smallest Things campaign comes as the BBC has this month become one of the first employers to change its parental leave policy for mums and dads with babies born before 37 weeks. Full pay will be extended for mothers by the number of days the baby is born before the due date. Two weeks’ full pay is now offered for paternity leave and 18 […]

Stella Creasy: MPs’ standards authority does not recognise maternity leave | Politics | The Guardian

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The Labour MP Stella Creasy has said she feels parliament is telling her to “choose between being a mum and being an MP”, revealing that the parliamentary standards authority has told expectant mothers it does not recognise any form of maternity leave and will not automatically provide extra support for constituency work after she gives birth. Writing in the Guardian, Creasy said she had decided to speak out after experiencing two miscarriages during which she also had been forced to continue to work as normal without any additional support. I’m pregnant and forced to choose between being an MP and […]

Actually, I Wish I Took Another Few Months Of Maternity Leave

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My daughter was only 3-months-old when I returned to work after maternity leave. I had always planned to continue working, and to take the standard amount of unpaid parental leave offered by my employer, but going back to work and leaving my 3-month-old behind was a far more difficult adjustment than I could’ve possibly imagined. Even though everything went “according to plan,” I wasn’t close to ready not by a long shot. Taking another few months of maternity leave just wasn’t an option, though. I was the sole breadwinner for our family, and we needed the money. I realize that […]

‘Bold and the Beautiful’ Spoilers: Steffy Leaves LA Distraught Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Has Maternity Leave?

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Bold and the Beautiful spoilers hint that Steffy Forrester (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) could potentially leave town soon, especially if the baby truth comes out. As viewers know, Steffy unknowingly adopted Hope Logan’s (Annika Noelle) baby. Once she learns the truth and has to hand baby Phoebe over to Hope, she could leave town devastated. B&B will likely need to explain Jacqueline’s exit for her maternity leave – and this baby swap plot resolution might be the answer. Bold and the Beautiful Spoilers: Jacqueline MacInnes Wood Maternity Leave Fans of B&B know that Jacqueline MacInnes Wood will some maternity leave soon. Obviously, […]

Top Women Cyclists to Get Maternity Leave, Minimum Salaries Under New UCI Rules

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The UCI has released a set of new policies for women’s cycling, promising to add mandatory maternity leave and insurance options for women on top-level teams in 2020. It will also introduce minimum salaries for elite women that year, raising them gradually so that they equal those of certain men by 2023. Women’s cycling advocates largely praised the announcement on Tuesday, though some cautioned that the sport still has a long way to go toward achieving gender parity. Highlights from the 2018 Giro Rosa Advocates had long called for the UCI, cycling’s international governing body, to institute minimum salaries for […]

Parental (and paternity) leave is a feminist issue | Feminist Ire

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The Irish Times this week, followed en masse by other papers and mainstream media outlets, breathlessly rushed to report that 2 Irish MEPs were the MEPs with the worst record of attendance at voting sessions of the European Parliament in Strasbourg. What they didn’t manage to initially include in the story, and which transpired over the course of the day that the story broke, was that one of the MEPs (Brian Crowley) has been unable to attend at all as he’s ill, and that the other, Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, has needed to be at home with his wife, newborn baby, […]

Meghan Markle Is Already Planning Her Return from Maternity Leave | Vanity Fair

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She has only just begun her well-deserved break before giving birth, but don’t expect the Duchess of Sussex to slow down for too long. According to a Palace insider, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are already planning for the fall, and one of the first engagements to go in their diaries will be in October. The couple will attend the annual summit for One Young World, a global forum supporting 10,000 young leaders from around the world, which will take place in London. “Harry is keen to support Meghan in developing her own role and the opportunity to partner with […]

BREAKING: Expanded Maternity Leave Law Gains Duterte’s Approval

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Pres. Duterte Gives Approval to Expanded Maternity Leave Law EXPANDED MATERNITY LEAVE LAW – Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gave his approval to the proposed expansion of the maternity leave in PH. Several laws have been signed by Pres. Duterte lately. Aside from the Social Security Act of 2019, the President has also signed a proposal that will benefit the mothers in the field of employment. Previously, working mothers are entitled to a total of 60 days paid leave for those who gave birth in a natural procedure and 78 days for those who underwent caesarean section. Based on a […]

The Telegraph uses the royal family to promote shorter maternity leave and gets dragged on Twitter

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The Duchess of Cambridge has resumed her royal duties after five months of maternity leave. On 2 September, she was reported as ‘returning to work’, along with photographs of her at a wildlife garden in London. The Telegraph decided to publish an article praising the short period of leave. The article claimed shorter maternity leave “should be normal” for everyone. Of course, the commoners disagreed. Nannies Many pointed out that it’s much easier to take a shorter period of maternity leave when you have extra paid help: like fucking hell, five months is actually a pretty excessive maternity leave for someone […]